Jobs and Fellowships

Thank you for your interest in the Budget & Policy Center. We are committed to fostering diversity within our organization and communities and encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds.

The Budget & Policy Center is an equal opportunity employer, and as such, takes affirmative action to insure that discrimination does not occur on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, religious or political affiliation, disability, or any other classification considered discriminatory under applicable law.

Job Opening 

The Policy Analyst will work in a team to formulate policy alternatives and solutions to create a just and prosperous future for all Washingtonians. The analyst will, among other things: analyze state budget and revenue trends and proposals; build and maintain databases of budget, revenue, social, and economic data; write policy briefs, blog posts, and longer research reports that include original quantitative analysis; and monitor and analyze state policy developments and economic trends. Click here to learn more and for application instructions.

Fellowship Opportunities

 

Betty Jane Narver Fellowship - Stay tuned for call for applications in summer 2016

The Betty Jane Narver Fellowship is a six-month, graduate level policy position within the Budget & Policy Center. Click here to learn more about the fellowship and the application cycle.

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We're Hiring!

We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic Policy Analyst to join our team.

Our Legislative Agenda

During the 2016 legislative session, the Budget & Policy Center continues to promote several of the common-sense policy ideas we developed for the 2015-2017 bienniumOur Legislative Agenda calls for an equitable, sustainable revenue system in addition to state investments that: promote a world-class education system; sustain a strong middle class; produce living-wage jobs, and ensure that all Washingtonians have equal opportunity to get ahead. 

Budget Beat 

Listen to our Budget Beat about the I-1366 court decision. It features Senator David Frockt (D-46) and Pacifica Law Group Partner Kymberly Evanson. 

Testimonies in Olympia

We are testifying in support of a number of important bills during the 2016 legislative session. Take a look:

  • Policy Analyst Elena Hernandez's testimony (at the 23:23 minute mark) on the House Bill that will take a two-generation approach to preventing poverty 
  • Associate Director of Fiscal Policy Andy Nicholas's testimony (at the 1:54:09 mark) on the House bill focused on aerospace-related tax breaks
  • Research and Policy Director Lori Pfingst's testimony  (at the 9:25 mark) on the two-generation approach to poverty prevention bill 

Budget Matters Summit

Thank you to all who attended our our Budget Matters 2015 policy summit. If you missed it (or would like to relive it), you can watch a highlight video of the summit or watch the full summit panel -- which featured a range of community leaders talking about how to advance racial equity in state policymaking.